07 Oct 2019

Should your SUV be all-wheel drive or two-wheel drive?

FWD vs AWD: So you want to buy an SUV but aren’t sure if it should be a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Here’s what the difference is and if it should matter to you.

Robert Pepper 5 Read More
01 Oct 2019

How to steer a car – Part 2

The steering systems in cars have moved on quickly, but has your steering technique kept pace? This is how you turn a steering wheel, the right way.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
23 Sep 2019

How to steer a car – Part 1

Steering is one of the most important skills when driving. Pity most of us were not taught the right way to do it.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
16 Sep 2019

How to overtake on country roads… the right way

Single-lane overtaking is about the most dangerous manoeuvre the average car driver will attempt, so here’s how to do it right.

Robert Pepper 9 Read More
Isuzu launches i-venture club for 4x4 training
15 Dec 2017

Setting up for off-roading with your 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go off-roading with your 4×4.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
20 Jun 2017

How to get a sports car out of the mud

An unexpected encounter with some soggy earth during a recent road trip was a reminder to always be prepared, but also, to make the best of what you’ve got…

Jane Speechley 4 Read More
How to drive on steep hills
02 Jun 2017

How to drive on steep hills

Hills can kill. Here’s how to drive on steep hills safely in your 4×4.

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Car makers can be their own worst enemy
12 May 2017

Car makers can be their own worst enemy

You won’t give a car maker your business if you don’t trust it. The first job of a car is to start in the morning and get you there reliably. All the systems must just work.

Paul Horrell 8 Read More
in-car etiquette
12 May 2017

A simple guide to in-car etiquette… How many of these rules do you break?

Most of us understand the importance of good manners in everyday life – not least of all because we’ve had them drummed into us from a young age…

Jane Speechley 8 Read More
What's the best car advice you've been given
22 Mar 2017

What’s the best piece of car advice you’ve ever been given?

It was Oscar Wilde who wrote, “I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”

Jane Speechley 16 Read More
17 Mar 2017

Seems you can easily modify the 4×4, but you can’t modify driver behaviour

In the interests of full declaration, I must confess to only being a partial rev head and 4×4 nut.

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14 Mar 2017

Breakdown: You don’t have to get a tow truck

Stuck in the middle of nowhere and with a car that won’t start a tow truck seems the only way out, but there’s another option.

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car buying advice - reader question - which small car
09 Mar 2017

Choosing the perfect car…

Does the perfect car exist? No. But the perfect car certainly does and here’s a list of the things you should consider when shopping for your perfect car.

Vicky Rowe 3 Read More
06 Feb 2017

But it’s too big for me!

They say bigger is better but size, in cars, doesn’t matter as much as you think.

Robert Pepper 3 Read More
2014 Subaru XV 2.0i-S driving in the rain
23 Jan 2017

Driving in the rain… should there be laws around headlights?

It seems that whenever it rains the road becomes something like a version of Mario Brothers… with many drivers refusing to use their headlights.

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